David Forst

Ileana Matzorkis
October 29, 2018 - 2:06 pm
The Oakland Athletics announce long-term contract extensions for for Billy Beane, David Forst and Bob Melvin, prompting me to do an "emergency A's Noise" live from the Oakland Coliseum Bart station on my way to work. I only had one minute til my train arrived, so here are some more details that I...
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Karl Buscheck
October 29, 2018 - 12:45 pm
The Oakland A’s have officially locked in their three most important baseball decision makers, announcing long-term extensions for executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane, general manager David Forst and manager Bob Melvin on Monday morning. The release from the club even...
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Karl Buscheck
October 05, 2018 - 1:26 pm
The A’s braintrust, Billy Beane, David Forst and Bob Melvin, took the stage at the Coliseum and delivered the end-of season state of the union. Beane, the A’s EVP of Baseball Ops offered a strong vote of support for manager Bob Melvin who is one year from free agency. Beane on Bob Melvin. “Bob is...
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Karl Buscheck
August 27, 2018 - 1:15 pm
In an alternate baseball universe, Bob Melvin is the manager of the New York Yankees. In this one, Melvin and his Oakland A's, improbably, are chasing the Yankees for the top American League wild-card spot and the Houston Astros for supremacy in the West. It’s truly remarkable. All five members of...
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Karl Buscheck
July 23, 2018 - 6:14 pm
For the first time in a long time, the Oakland A’s are contenders. The front office is acting accordingly. Baseball ops boss Billy Beane and GM David Forst scooped up All-Star closer Jeurys Familia over the weekend and they’re looking for more reinforcements. Forst said as much during his...
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Karl Buscheck
July 21, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The A’s get a lot of heat. For their payroll. For their attendance. Some of it is earned. Some of it isn’t. But today, it’s time to give Billy Beane, the baseball ops czar/Moneyball man, some bleeping credit. His upstart A’s, a year ahead of schedule, are officially going for it. Jeruys Familia is...
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Karl Buscheck
July 11, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Not even David Forst, the general manager of the Oakland A’s, could have foreseen just how promisingly the first half would play out for his club. After all, the young core is still growing. They’re learning on the job. The team has already churned through 12 starting pitchers. “If you would have...
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Mychael Urban
October 05, 2017 - 4:37 pm
They’ll never come right out and say it. Too proud. Too historically superior in too many ways. Too ... I don’t know. Too Giants. The Giants generally don’t do envy. You might have noticed; they’ve been pretty successful. So have the A’s, of course. Just not recently. While the most recent run of...
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Karl Buscheck
June 20, 2017 - 3:31 pm
95.7 The Game's Chris Townsend went all in on baseball in the first three episodes of “ The Chris Townsend Podcast .” Townsend checked in with Oakland Athletics broadcaster Ray Fosse, Fox Sports and MLB Network's Jon Morosi and A's general manager David Forst. During his conversation with Townsend...
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